August 20, 2014

OLCF’s GPU Hackathon to Begin October 27

Aug. 20 — We are excited to announce OLCF’s first ever hackathon will take place the week of October 27th, 2014. Teams of developers will attend a 5-day intensive hands-on workshop guided by OpenACC mentors. These experts come from labs, universities and vendors and will guide your team from start to finish.

What’s the Format?

We’re looking for teams of 2-6 developers with a scalable application to port to a GPU accelerator. Space will be limited to 4-6 teams.

How to Attend

Entry period will stay open for only 2 weeks. The period opens August 15th and closes August 29th. Selected teams will be notified September 5th. Prior GPU experience is not required.

For more information please contact Fernanda Foertter at or visit

To submit an application visit

Source: Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility

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